Perpetual Protocol v2 launches on Ethereum layer-2 solution Optimism

Perpetual Protocol, a decentralized perpetual futures exchange, has moved to Ethereum’s Layer 2 Optimistic roll-up scaling solution Optimism in its latest effort to provide the best-decentralized derivatives trading experience in crypto. The launch of Perpetual Protocol v2 (dubbed Curie) to Optimism Mainnet reduces the cost required to place a trade and speeds up trade execution, … Read more

$500 million in longs liquidated yesterday as Bitcoin fell $4,000

Bitcoin fell nearly $4,000 in a steep plunge this morning, taking with it the broader crypto market and causing over $500 million in ‘long’ liquidations. Funding rates were high across the board on Tuesday, leading to some traders commenting on an impending market drop. “Open interest reached an ATH. Let’s do a little bullish shakeout … Read more

Ethereum (ETH) will soon be available on crypto exchange Bakkt

Bakkt Confirms Launch of Physically Settled Bitcoin Futures InterContinental Exchange-owned Bakkt has dropped the bombshell confirmation that its first products will be physically delivered Bitcoin futures contracts, which will be traded against fiat currencies including the US dollar, Great British Pound, and the Euro. 2 min read →

What’s powering Ethereum’s (ETH) new all-time high of $4,400?

Ethereum temporarily traded above $4,400 this morning, breaching its previous all-time high of $4,390 before resistance saw it fall to the $4,313 level. ETH trades above its 34-period exponential moving average at press time and forms higher lows and higher highs, showing a bullish trend from the $3,000 level remains intact. Image: ETH/USD via TradingView. … Read more

Nervos launches cross-chain bridge to connect Ethereum and Cardano

Nervos today announced that the Force Bridge is now live on the mainnet. The Nervos Network is a collection of protocols and public blockchain ecosystem aiming to solve the various challenges facing blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum today. The Force Bridge is currently connected to Ethereum through a cross-chain bridge and will be connected to … Read more

New bridge connects Binance Smart Chain tokens and NFTs to Ethereum and Solana

Wormhole, the interoperability protocol that facilitates any type of data to be passed between different networks, announced the addition of Binance Smart Chain (BSC) support to its already existing ETH <> SOL token and NFT bridge.  Now, with more than $200 million in total value locked (TVL) in the protocol from its Solana and Ethereum … Read more

A Polygon-Ethereum bridge is bringing Aavegotchi NFTs to Rarible

A new Polygon to Ethereum bridge is helping bring Aavegotchi NFTs to the Rarible marketplace, the teams said in a release shared with CryptoSlate this week. “One of our main goals at Rarible is to make sure that our vibrant community has access to all the amazing things happening in the space. Given the rising … Read more

Komodo launches on-chain bridge between Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain

BSC DeFi app ‘Pancakebunny’ releases post-mortem of $2.4 million exploit In last week’s attack on the Polygon (MATIC) and QuickSwap (QUICK) version of the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) yield farming protocol PancakeBunny, 2.1 million PolyBunny (polyBUNNY) tokens were minted, resulting in an 82% price plunge from $10 prior to the exploit, to just over $2 … Read more

Iconic James Bond ‘007’ franchise jumps on the NFT bandwagon

VeVe, the largest mobile-first digital collectibles platform, has partnered with leading entertainment company Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM) to launch a series of NFTs from the iconic James Bond franchise, more specifically,  the first-ever digital collectibles for the upcoming film “No Time To Die.” Very excited to welcome @007 to VeVe for a series of … Read more

NFT Artist pplpleasr and Fortune donate 214 ETH for new Ethereum-powered Philanthropic Fund

FORTUNE and digital artist pplpleasr have announced the FORTUNE Journalism PleasrFund, a decentralized donor-advised fund run entirely on the Ethereum blockchain through Endaoment.  The PleasrFund is dedicated to advancing independent investigative journalism and programs that foster interest in sound reporting and journalistic integrity.  Donations in Ethereum The fund was initially seeded by a contribution of … Read more